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About this Organization

The Werc Shop is a lab testing facility with its roots in Los Angeles. They were founded in 2010 by Jeff Raber, an organic chemist who had worked closely with a dispensary in a consulting role.

This relationship encouraged him to open a testing facility, in order to help as many patients receive clean medicine as possible. The Werc Shop is helping the progress of the industry by contributing to science with their own original research.

Associates

Jeffrey Raber
Founder
Jeffrey Raber is Co-Founder and President of The Werc Shop, a lab-testing facility based in Los Angeles. He is also Chief Financial Officer of the Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories (ACCL). Raber grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Lebanon Valley College before receiving his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Southern California. He was then hired to serve as Director of Product Development at Avrion Molecular, Inc, where he was responsible for researching, developing, and commercializing their proprietary reaction methodology. Soon thereafter, Raber was asked to join KinetiChem, Inc. – a start-up company focusing on development and commercialization …
Sytze Elzinga
Laboratory Manager
Sytze Elzinga is the Laboratory Manager at The Werc Shop. His primary focus is on Research & Development, as well as Quality Control. Sytze received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and subsequently went on to complete his masters of science in natural product chemistry from Leiden University in The Netherlands in 2006. Sytze’s early research work involved investigations of Artemisinin and sesquiterpene precursors found in dead and green leaves of Artemisia annua L. Additional work involved investigation of the origin of licorice through the use of NMR. Following the completion of his master’s thesis Sytze moved on to Farmalyse, a …

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